3 August 2001 Formal and nonformal SETI education programs
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Proceedings Volume 4273, The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the Optical Spectrum III; (2001); doi: 10.1117/12.435381
Event: Photonics West 2001 - LASE, 2001, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
Frank Drake's experiment on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence in 1960 not only generated a new field of observational astronomy but also produced spin-offs in the fields of education and the social science. SETI education programs in formal and non-formal educational institutions provide a powerful tool for educating the public and students about humanity's most profound question: are we alone in the universe? This paper discusses SETI educational programs in both formal and non-formal settings.
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Ragbir Bhathal, "Formal and nonformal SETI education programs", Proc. SPIE 4273, The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the Optical Spectrum III, (3 August 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.435381; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.435381
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